What we do

Strategies to achieve our goals

We are a research institute that will change the way you question, examine and understand risk issues. Enabled by Lloyd’s Register Foundation, we aim to improve lives by transforming the risk communication landscape and better the public understanding of risk

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To investigate risk perception gaps between public and expert assessments, and how risk communication can narrow this gap
To advise and inform stakeholders on relevant research findings in a timely manner
To equip executives and practitioners with strategies and skillsets for effective risk communication

Latest Events

18 - 22 May 2020
UR 2020

18 - 22

May 2020

UR 2020

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Facts on the Table

Laying out knowledge on the table for clarity, understanding and empowerment.
  • Community Resilience from California to Singapore

    July 22, 2019
  • Fake news and social media

    May 30, 2019
  • The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Risks and Benefits in the Near and Long-term Future.

    September 03, 2018
  • Effective Risk Communications: A Behavioural Research Approach

    August 28, 2018
  • If people aren’t responding to climate warnings, we need to change the message

    July 29, 2018
  • Managing Cyber Risk

    July 29, 2018
  • Bad numbers in the news: How to spot them, and how to stop them.

    June 16, 2017
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We are impatient idealists striving to better the world.

We have huge aspirations and are eager to make them happen. Our resources are not enough, so we work with promising researchers, policy-makers, governments, public and private sectors to improve the public understanding of risk.
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Have a query on a statistic? Don’t understand a piece of science? Ask IPUR and we help you clarify the risks.

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